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Myrtle Allen’s philosophy on food sounds simple enough now but her approach was regarded as revolutionary at the time. Photograph: Eric Luke

Myrtle Allen Born: 1924 Died: June 13th, 2018 Internationally renowned as the “matriarch” of modern Irish cuisine, Myrtle Allen, who has died at (...)

Ballymaloe House founder Myrtle Allen: ’Keep hoping that you can continue to ignore all those wretched customers that look for swanky food, and hope that the critics are good enough to distinguish the difference between trendy, pretentious menus and the quality of the food on the plate.’ Photograph: Joleen Cronin

Tucked in among the personal papers and diaries belonging to Myrtle Allen, the 94-year-old matriarch of the Ballymaloe hotel, cookery school and food (...)

Guess who’s cooking dinner? Fifteen of Ireland’s top chefs are swapping kitchens  and tickets have just gone on sale

If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to dine on roast quail and chateaubriand in the rarified surroundings of Le Coq Hardi, former taoiseach Char(...)